World Relief Strongly Condemns Reported “Zero Arrivals” Plan

BALTIMORE, Md. – Today, POLITICO reported that the Trump administration is considering zeroing out the number of refugees resettled in 2020. World Relief strongly condemns this proposal. “The U.S. refugee resettlement and placement program is the crown jewel of America’s humanitarian program,” commented World Relief President Scott Arbeiter. “The

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Saying and Living Out Welcome

On May 6 & 7, Arrive Ministries held Welcoming the Stranger, a seminar conducted by our World Relief colleagues Matthew Soerens and Liz Dong. The mission of Arrive Ministries is to carry out God’s command to bring lifelong transformation to refugees and immigrants in Minnesota. We believe

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Upcoming Community Events

Check out these upcoming events and activities happening in the Twin Cities: Looking for ways to learn more about refugees and immigrants in our communities? Attend one of these upcoming events! Click the event name for details. Festival of Nations May 2 – 5 St Paul RiverCentre,

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Refugee Crisis Update – Spring 2019

Refugee Crisis Update – Spring 2019 Refugees and U.S. Policy: Tens of thousands of refugees continue to be impacted by current U.S. resettlement policies. We believe as a country we can have both safety and compassion: In the first half of PY2019 (through March 31) only 12,154

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Two Arms Working as One

Two Arms Working as One Arrive Ministries has the privilege of coming alongside some of the most resilient people in the world. There is a tendency to reduce refugees to numbers: 25.4 million worldwide, 44,000 forced to flee every day, 13 million displaced Syrians. But refugees are not numbers.

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Winter Activities

Free/Low Cost Activities in Minnesota As you spend time with your new-to-country friends, here are some ideas of fun things to do together: Winter sports: sledding, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, ice skating, ice fishing St. Paul Winter Carnival Lake Harriet Winter Kite Festival Science Museum of MN

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